Students' green thumbs help Harlem Grown's garden thrive

Six undergraduates spent spring break in Harlem building a sensory garden for children through Alternative Breaks, which promotes service learning through direct engagement with various communities.

Collaboration evident during Asia-Pacific alumni conference

The Ninth Annual Asia-Pacific Leadership Conference drew more than 160 university faculty, leaders and alumni to Hong Kong April 7-8. Fifteen Cornell Clubs and communities were represented.

Radical collaboration protects Colombia’s birds, coffee farmers

Two Cornell researchers are leading a collaboration that aims to benefit both coffee farmers in Colombia and the country's biodiverse bird population.

African circumcision rates rise when clergy endorse procedure

Educating religious leaders in sub-Saharan Africa about male circumcision increases the likelihood that men will undergo the procedure, Weill Cornell Medicine investigators found in a new trial.

Cornell heads to D.C. for Science March, sustainability summit

Faculty will share ideas on climate change April 21-23 at the Smithsonian's Earth Optimism Summit, while students ascend Capitol Hill on April 21, and then walk in the national Science March on April 22.

Historian chronicles islanders' fight for environmental justice

Mary X. Mitchell, a historian of science and technology and a postdoctoral fellow, describes how a former nuclear test site became a proving ground for a new legal definition of environmental impact.

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Grants enable graduate student travel to 47 nations

Ninety-eight Cornell graduate and professional students will travel to 47 countries over the next year with support from the Einaudi Center's International Travel Grant Program.

Doing good while doing well: The Cornell Tradition's silver thread

By any measure, Cornell Tradition fellows are exceptionally motivated and dedicated. How do these students do it all, and how does the program stay vibrant year after year?


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Joint statement affirms support for DACA students

Senior Vice Provost Barbara Knuth, Vice President Ryan Lombardi and Vice Provost Laura Spitz issued a statement updating the community on Cornell's policies with respect to DACA students.